Banners calling for a boycott of Japanese products are displayed inside a market in Seoul, South Korea, after Tokyo tightened its exports of materials used to manufacture semiconductors and display screens. Photo: AP

South Korean asset firm cashes in on anti-Japan anger with patriotic equity fund

  • A Seoul-based asset manager has launched a Korean equity fund which invests in local suppliers that may benefit from Japan’s trade restrictions
  • Even if the trade conflict eases, the fund believes the government and companies will continue to develop local industries, which will eventually boost their earnings growth
Topic |   South Korea

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Banners calling for a boycott of Japanese products are displayed inside a market in Seoul, South Korea, after Tokyo tightened its exports of materials used to manufacture semiconductors and display screens. Photo: AP
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